Champions’ League PREVIEW | Liverpool vs PSG

Substitute Roberto Firmino scored a dramatic stoppage-time victor as Liverpool beat Paris St-Germain in a five-goal Champions League thriller at Anfield.

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After suffering an eye injury against Spurs three days earlier, Roberto Firmino came off the bench to score a brilliant victor in stoppage time.

Klopp was also pleased for Firmino, who had initially looked like he would miss out due to an eye injury suffered in the win over Spurs at the weekend.

Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring and a James Milner penalty…

Sadio Mane has said he urged Roberto Firmino to play against Paris Saint-Germain, and told the Brazilian he “doesn’t need his eye” to star for Liverpool.

Neymar should not be blamed for Paris Saint-Germain’s 3-2 Champions League loss at Liverpool, according to skipper Thiago Silva. “I was delighted to get an assist and it was a great header by Studge to set us on our way”.

Conceding in the first minute of stoppage time at the end of an electrifying encounter at Liverpool is just what happened when Tuchel’s Borussia Dortmund was beaten 4-3 by Klopp’s side in the Europa League quarterfinals in 2016.

“We are talking about having a £50m player at your disposal because he is potentially a world-class striker”.

Firmino’s strike on Tuesday was his 11th goal in just his 14th Champions League appearance – the playoff win over Hoffenheim last season isn’t included – a record only bettered by one player.

PSG possess some of the most fearsome attacking talent in world football with Mbappe, Neymar and Edinson Cavani.

“Studge sums it up – he comes on, plays 70 minutes and does unbelievably against a top side and two very good centre-backs”. Apparently, he said yesterday that there was no chance he would be fit to play PSG.

Despite their vast financial reserves, PSG have failed to make an impact in Europe’s elite club competition, which Papin believes needs to change.

“He went down a lot, then disappeared until the only moment of the game when he did anything, setting up [Kylian] Mbappe’s goal”, the comment read.

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“[But] I think a lot of people, me included, would have our [Liverpool’s] three any day of the week”.

Liverpool news Roberto Firmino scored the winner against PSG